Vampire facials may be the beauty trend of 2014. Israeli fashion model Bar Refaeli is the latest stunner to undergo the bizarre treatment, for a whopping $1,500. The 28-year-old shared a photo of herself looking less glamorous than usual last week.
The blood facial is a cosmetic treatment purported to give skin a younger-looking appearance. Kim Kardashian has also had the vampire facial, apparently keen on doing whatever it takes to stay beautiful, even if it includes having her own blood splattered on her face.
The treatment, which is also marketed as “vampire facelifts,” entails blood being drawn from your arm, then spun in a centrifuge to separate the platelets, or small blood components.
Kardashian didn't seem too afraid of the scary-sounding procedure. “I love trying anything that makes you look and feel youthful.”
She underwent the treatment in March on her reality show “Kim & Kourtney Take Miami,” and the episode showed the whole process, as a doctor drew blood from the 31-year-old beauty before putting the blood on her face with acupuncture-style needles.
"It stings a little," the medic warned her before the blood facial.
Kardashian tweeted a picture of the result, which looked like a scene out of a horror movie. It's unlikely Kardashian will try the latest beauty regime again. As she said on the episode, “Owww. Oh my God. I will never get a facelift if it feels like that.”
Amethyst Tate graduated summa cum laude from Middlebury College with a B.A. in Sociology/Anthropology. During her time at IBT, her articles have been sourced by various...